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Alex Padilla

Democratic

Picture of Alex Padilla
City of Los Angeles
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-07-2006 Democratic SD-20 84459 Win
11-02-2010 Democratic SD-20 94356 Win
11-04-2014 Democratic Secretary of State 0
Website: www.senate.ca.gov/padilla
 

Candidate Biography:

Born: March 22, 1973 in Panorama City, CA
Married: Angela Monzon (m. 2012)
Child: Alejandro Miguel

1995: Fellow, CORO Fellows Program
Previous: Staff, U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein
1996: Campaign Manager, Tony Cardenas for State Assembly
Previous: District Director, Assemblyman Tony Cardenas
1997: Campaign Manager, Gil Cedillo for State Assembly
1997-1999: Member, Los Angeles Building and Safety Commission
1998: Campaign Manager, Richard Alarcon for State Senate
1998: Southern California Political Director, Victory '98 (Democratic Coordinated Campaign)
1999-2006: Member, Los Angeles City Council
2001-Present: Member, California Film Commission
2005-2006: President, League of California Cities
2009-2010: Chair, Gavin Newsom for Governor campaign
2012-2013: President, National Association of Latino Elected Officials (NALEO)
2012: Delegate, Democratic National Convention

  • LEGISLATION: Author of SB 1298 (2012) which would require the California Highway Patrol to adopt safety standards and performance requirements for autonomous motor vehicles on California's public roads. The bill would also permit autonomous vehicles to be operated on public roads pending the adoption of these standards and requirements. (Pending)

Source: Biography on Senate website (accessed 1/1/2010, 3/4/2012)
Source: "California Lawmaker Wants Rules for Robo-Cars" by Chuck Squatriglia, Wired Magazine [website] (2/29/2012)

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